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September 3rd, 2013
Princeton Jones understands he's not alone when he steps onto the field each Friday night with the Starkville Yellowjackets.
With the thought of having teammates like Darius Grayer, Raphael Leonard, AJ Brown, Jaquez Horsley and others around him gives Jones the confidence that he doesn't have to do everything by himself.
It is no secret that youth abounds on the Starkville Academy football team, but as for Houston Clark, the sophomore quarterback, he is working hard to prove that age is only a number.
The football players and coaching staff at Starkville Academy are to be commended.
It would have been very easy for the Volunteers to lose focus after starting the season with a 35-3 loss to a pretty good Lamar School squad.
Instead of hanging their head and feeling sorry for themselves, the SA players and coaches went back to work and put the disappointing defeat behind them.
Life in the secondary for Mississippi State, just got a little bit more complicated.
The Bulldogs lost junior safety Jay Hughes for the season after he suffered an Achilles injury in week one against Oklahoma State.Â
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen spent the majority of Monday afternoon's press conference talking about what went wrong against the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
After a 21-3 loss in the season opener last Saturday, the Bulldogs went to work on Monday, trying to fix their mistakes.
MSU senior center Dillion Day said that the Labor Day practice was very business-like.
Mississippi State lost more than a ballgame on Saturday in Houston, Tex.
The Bulldogs left the Advocare Texas Kickoff Classic on the wrong side of a 21-3 score to Oklahoma State and a handful of injuries.
Senior starting quarterback Tyler Russell left in the third quarter after taking a knee to the head. Junior starting strong safety Jay Hughes was injured in the first half and did not return.
There is no panic from the Mississippi State Bulldogs after a week one loss.
The Bulldogs struggled on Saturday as they lost to the No. 13 (Associated Press) Cowboys of Oklahoma State 21-3 in the Advocare Texas Kickoff at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Tex.
There's no better measuring stick for an athletic team than to open the season with a tournament.
The Mississippi State volleyball squad got a big dose of that over the weekend.
HOUSTON â€“ Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen saw his offense find a rhythm early on, but lose it down the stretch Saturday.
The Bulldogs dropped a 21-3 decision to No. 13 (Associated Press) Oklahoma State in the Advocare Texas Kickoff in Reliant Stadium.
HOUSTON â€“ There was a good bit of speculation that the Mississippi State defense could not stand up to the uptempo offensive style of Oklahoma State.
The Bulldog defense held the No. 13 (Associated Press) Cowboys to just 21 points in a 21-3 loss at Reliant Stadium on Saturday.Â
The Cowboys averaged 46 points per game last season.